Monday, 16 July 2012

Make over on a budget

I've had a few questions on how I think of makeovers so often... so I thought over the next two weeks or so, I'll share some easy tips... This Monday, the Weekly Story... is merged with this post *smiles*

Most people think home makeovers are a huge deal.

Hiring the right designer, spending lots of money, shopping at all the big places - an investment of time, cash and a fair bit of worry. But if being a home decor enthusiast has taught me anything; it's that this isn't the case at all. A home makeover is just that....adding a bit of make up and doing a few things differently to a place you love...your home!

You can achieve a complete turnaround to the way your home looks with just a few simple steps.

Identify your requirement

Are you tired of the same painted walls in your living room? Has a certain piece of furniture become a bit of an eyesore? Perhaps a few potted plants might do the trick? Or are you just bored of the way home looks and want to do something special to it?

You don't necessarily need to burn a hole in your pocket to achieve a new look or feel to your chosen project area.  Neither do you need to be an interior designer or an expert at colour analysis - this is your space. What is your vision for it? Let your own creativity emerge through your ideas for your home transformation.

Small inexpensive home decorating projects can easily freshen up your living space and create a whole new feel.

So over the next few weeks I'll be talking about these simple tips ... so stay tuned... and if you'd like to contribute a photo or two towards the below... (you have a painted wall... you use a rug... indoor plants.... or show me your clutter of knick knacks)... 

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  • Paint 
  • De-clutter
  • Knick Knacks 
  • Rugs 
  • Lights
  • Art Works 
  • Green indoors 
  • Mirrors 
  • Introduce Colour Schemes
  • Update furniture

I'm linking into

Vintage Inspiration Friday at Common Ground 
Home and Garden Thursday  at A Delightsome Life 
Creative Things Thursday  at The Vintage Farmhouse
Frugal Friday  at The Shabby Nest
Share the Love Wednesday  at Very Merry Vintage Style

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  1. This indeed is a wonderful series. Will look forward to it. We have white walls and have always been wanting to have a feature wall, but for some reasons staying away from it :)

    And today we turned two and carried a small thank you note for you and your Colours Dekor. You should check it out :)

  2. What a wonderful series I am all ears:)

  3. this series has come up when i needed it. thanks. i have just got up from a month of bed rest and I need to work on my house. will be taking inspiration and ideas from here.

  4. Amazing Patricia.....this is something I love (and require :-)) most. Loving links. Thanks.

  5. Lovely home


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